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Innis & Gunn
Brewed at Wellpark (C&C Group)

Style: English Strong Ale
Edinburgh, Scotland

bottled
common

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unknown

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RATINGS: 145   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.22   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 207   ABV: 6.9%
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This limited bottling of Innis & Gunn has been finished over oak infused with Caribbean Spiced Rum. The result is absolutely delicious, bursting with the flavours of Caribbean spices along with our signature notes of vanilla, toffee and oak.


2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
tiggmtl (4548) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - SEP 7, 2013
Some cabbage notes blend with sweet and spicy rum and vanilla in the nose. Clear deep golden body is topped by a shy, white, rapidly diminishing head that leaves just a ring. The flavour is quite sweet but drinkable with the spiced rum pleasantly apparent. Medium light body with moderate carbonation. Bottle. Flute. Fridge temperature.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 14/20
manisthebeer (240) - squamish, British Columbia, CANADA - AUG 24, 2013
not my fav one holy jesus was it tasty with the most perfect little notes of spice in there a well done caramel color with a small off white head smells like caramel / spiced whiskey you can actually taste the spiced in it totally different from the rum cask one

2.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
gunnar (5251) - Sandnes, NORWAY - AUG 21, 2013
Bottle from Vinmonopolet, Kvadrat. Pours clear dark amber with a small fast disappearing head. Aroma of caramel, toffee, vanilla and rum. Taste is sweet, malty with some wood and rum at the finish. Not a winner here.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
JRHBrew (366) - Fredericton, New Brunswick, CANADA - AUG 15, 2013
Spice and toffee on the nose. A bit thin. Perhaps a bit dry. Excelled balance of spice bitter booze and sweet.

3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
chris__hartley (274) - Ontario, CANADA - AUG 10, 2013
It pours copper with hay-coloured highlights; the head is off-white and soapy. The aroma has notes of: caramel, popcorn, sweet grains, and vanilla. The taste is medium sweet that finishes light dry; there are notes of: popcorn, toffee, faint cinnamon, and slight molasses. The palate is medium-light bodied, has medium carbonation, and a medium finish. Overall, just another Innis/Gunn product with very minor variants to the original (dismal).

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
GregClow (2881) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - AUG 8, 2013
Bottle. Clear red-amber with a small off-white head. Aroma of rum, coconut, vanilla, demerara sugar, a hint of oak. Medium bodied, clean on the palate. Flavour follows the aroma pretty closely, with all of the same elements, along with a slight tingle of cinnamon & nutmeg. Finish is quite long, with a nice dry woodiness, and a rum & coke booziness that wraps things up nicely.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 10/20
madmitch76 (14744) - , Essex, ENGLAND - AUG 3, 2013
27th October 2012
Clear amber beer, tidy pale cream coloured head. Smooth palate, a little soft. Mild minerally carbonation. Fresh malt cream with a trace of wood. Not really getting much rum. Mild citrus. Itís inoffensive but overall a bit of a disappointment.

3.5
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
bierkoning (10162) - La Tropica, NETHERLANDS - AUG 1, 2013
Bottle. Amber color. 7.4% on the label. Toffee, vanilla and rhum in the aroma. Malty sweet flavor with with toffee, rhum and vanilla. Just a bit of wood, but rhum dominates. Sweet, sticky, alcoholic, but mellow and well rounded.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Foffern (1190) - BodÝ, NORWAY - JUL 16, 2013
Bottle at home. The colour is golden amber with a medium light beige head. Pretty carbonated. Aroma with lots of caramel, vanilla bean, oak, brown sugar, rum and tequila. The flavour is much alike but is more sweet with still a lot of caramel, oak and fudge. A touch of cinnamon. Has a slick and sticky mouth feel, and a light bitterness. Sweet and balanced strong English ale with a nice touch of rum.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
vipinvelp (2139) - Velp, NETHERLANDS - JUL 14, 2013
Clear dark brown with lasting light brown foam head. Aroma is rum dominated with some sweet fruit notes. Taste is quite sweet, some fruits, some caramel, but mostly rum. Short aftertaste. (Farstanäs 201307) ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone


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